Daily Archives: December 13, 2019

Global Weather Hazards Summary: December 20 – 26, 2019

Flooding risks persist across eastern Africa, while South Africa remains drier-than-average Africa Weather Hazards Continued above-average rainfall has triggered flooding across eastern Africa. Rain is forecast to continue next week maintaining high flood risk. Locust swarms continue to affect parts of Sudan, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, and Yemen. The chance of a lotus outbreak has increased

Bringing Live Baseball Game to Users

BEIJING, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A news and video report by China.org.cn on the “We bring the Live baseball game to YOU!” in South Korea: Video host Laura Zheng takes users to a 5G baseball game at the Munhak Baseball Stadium. Host Laura Zheng: Hello, I’m Laura Zheng. Baseball is one of the most popular sports […]

Visit LG U+ 5G Experience Center in Seoul

BEIJING, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A news and video report by China.org.cn on the “Visit LG U+ 5G Experience Center in Seoul” in South Korea: A 5G experience center in Seoul, South Korea, helps visitors try out various applications enabled by the next-generation wireless technology. Host Laura Zheng: Today we’re going to the LG U+’s […]

Algeria’s Electoral Commission Proclaims Former PM Tebboune Winner of Presidential Election

CAIRO – Large crowds of protesters turned out in the capital, Algiers, on Friday despite word from the country’s electoral commission that former Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune won a resounding victory in the presidential election.Commission head …

Algeria’s Electoral Commission Proclaims Former PM Tebboune Winner of Presidential Election

CAIRO – Large crowds of protesters turned out in the capital, Algiers, on Friday despite word from the country’s electoral commission that former Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune won a resounding victory in the presidential election.Commission head …

South Africa: State-owned utility Eskom aims to stabilise grid by end-March after blackouts Pres Ramaphosa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa’s state utility Eskom will work to stabilise the national power grid by the end of March in the wake of the country’s most severe blackouts in a decade, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.A week of heavy rains across parts of Sou…

Ethiopia to Get $3 Billion Loan From World Bank

ADDIS ABABA – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Friday that Ethiopia will receive $3 billion from the World Bank to help strengthen reforms in its traditionally state-controlled economy.Two days ago, the International Monetary Fund said it had reached …

Collared Elephant Killed as Botswana Prepares to Issue 272 Hunting Licenses

GABORONE, BOTSWANA – A hunter has gunned down a collared elephant in Botswana, the first illegal killing since the country lifted a five-year ban on hunting the animals. The killing has conservationists concerned but not opposed to elephant hunting, as…

Collared Elephant Killed as Botswana Prepares to Issue 272 Hunting Licenses

GABORONE, BOTSWANA – A hunter has gunned down a collared elephant in Botswana, the first illegal killing since the country lifted a five-year ban on hunting the animals. The killing has conservationists concerned but not opposed to elephant hunting, as…